Episode 15: The Replacements - Superman

The Eradicator.  Cyborg Superman.  Steel.  Superboy.  Each claimed to be Superman's successor, but none were the true heir.  Where did they come from, and what happened to them after Superman's return?

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 The story that brought these four to the forefront.

The story that brought these four to the forefront.

 One of these turns out to be a villain. Any guesses on which?

One of these turns out to be a villain. Any guesses on which?

 The Eradicator’s original form. And yes, that’s Superman with a beard.

The Eradicator’s original form. And yes, that’s Superman with a beard.

 Just a slight transformation from his hand-held device form.

Just a slight transformation from his hand-held device form.

 Hank has seen better days.

Hank has seen better days.

 Who wouldn’t trust that face?

Who wouldn’t trust that face?

 Not a replacement, just an homage to a hero.

Not a replacement, just an homage to a hero.

 Natasha takes over as Steel, and she means business.

Natasha takes over as Steel, and she means business.

 Alas, I knew her Horatio…

Alas, I knew her Horatio…

 Leather jacket, unnecessary thigh belt, sunglasses? Oh right, it’s the 90s.

Leather jacket, unnecessary thigh belt, sunglasses? Oh right, it’s the 90s.

 Young Justice isn’t a great name, but Impulse wanted to call them Super Heroes In Training, so it could be worse (check the acronym…)

Young Justice isn’t a great name, but Impulse wanted to call them Super Heroes In Training, so it could be worse (check the acronym…)

 The 1990s eventually passed, thankfully for Superboy.

The 1990s eventually passed, thankfully for Superboy.

 Superboy decides to take after his other “dad” for a little while. It doesn’t end well.

Superboy decides to take after his other “dad” for a little while. It doesn’t end well.